Now, Voyager
Now, Voyager (1942)

Olive Higgins Prouty's popular novel was transformed into nearly two hours of high-grade soap opera by several masters of the trade: Warner Bros., Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, director Irving Rapper, and screenwriter Casey Robinson. Davis… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 22, 1942
DVD Release Date: November 13, 2001
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's one of the better 'women pictures,' though it got too weepie, mushy and full of itself for me.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

If you can resist Bette Davis in fat suit, hideous dress, and monobrow, you're not as gay as you think you are. I guess I kind of liked it.

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Steve Crum

Classic to the max, and with Davis, Henried, and those two cigarettes.

Emanuel Levy

A superlative, juicy mother-daughter melodrama with top notch performance from Bette Davis, at the top of her form, and the rest of the cast.

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David Cornelius

It's all far more complicated than it needs to be, but then again, what would you cut?

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Jeremiah Kipp
Slant Magazine

Now, Voyager remains a highly narcotic, swoon-inducing romance in the Bette Davis canon.

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Lots of appeal for highly romantic teens.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Compulsively watchable four-hankie weepie.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...romantic and romanticized, sudsy and sentimental...a throwback to an earlier age in Hollywood when movies didn't have to be loud or vulgar to sell a point.

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Jim Hunter
After undergoing psychotherapy for damage caused by her domineering mother, a woman meets a dashing man, but his marriage complicates their romance. Paul… More
Veronique Kwak
the GAYNESS in now, voyager... Chuck Kleinhans in "Rehearsal for a Theory of Subtextual Readings" notes on Now Yoyager: "Consider Now… More
Kevin M. Williams
Max Steiner's haunting score swells like a tidal current throughout this, the grand mal weeper to end all weepers. A young woman struggles valiantly… More
Randy Tippy
"Now, Voyager, sail thou forth, to seek and find" -Walt Whitman Bette Davis is Charlotte Vale, a victim of verbal abuse from her tyrannical,… More
Aj V
An interesting story for a drama, but I'm not very fond of this movie for some reason, I don't know why I don't like it, it's not a bad… More
Devon Bott
In High Society, Bette Davis undergoes crazy physical changes to make herself into the brokendown spinster daughter of a domineering woman. When Charlotte Vale… More